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CNN
Jul 25, 2011 12:00pm PDT
you get your snoring under control. the news continues with brook baldwin. >> good afternoon to you. let's get to the tug-of-war on the credit limit. within the past hour we have been given we'll call it dueling debt ceiling plans, two different paths raising the debt ceiling and ensuring flow of checks to america's creditors. one plan comes from harry reid and democrats and the other from house speaker john boehner and republicans. the question is could one of the latest plans make it through congress and meet with the he approval of the president. is it herd ling towards a disaster. eight days away. let's get to my colleague looking through the latest iterations, plans. live on capitol hill correspondent. you've been following ins and o outs. i want to begin with the one offered in the last hour we heard from senate majority leader harry reid. what's in the latest plan. >> i was realizing this is $2.7 trillion in proposed cuts, brooke, on two sides of a piece of paper. obviously details need to be filled in what they are proposing raise it by this month, cut by this month. the cut
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
murdoch and his son along with former chief executive rebecca brooks will face tough questioning this morning before lawmakers. this is the development in the growing phone hacking scandal that seems to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london right outside parliament with all the details. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. well, all eyes will be on a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on media. these hearings will only last for an hour. for rupert and his son james mur dochl doch and another hour for rebecca brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit the
CNN
Jul 1, 2011 12:00pm PDT
: well, i think the government here, brooke, is trying to give a sort of pr push as it were, going to selected broadcasters, talking to selected audience, in this case, the french public, you know, the gadhafi government is up in arms about the french government admitting that they are dropping weapons to rebels southwest of the capital here, and certainly, brooke, they're trying to get across the message that gadhafi is strong and he's not going anywhere. one important thing that ayesha gadhafi said is that the family is tightly knit. certainly in the early days of the conflict there were word and rumors whether the family would split and sort of potentially take over at the expense of mow har moammar gadhafi. we just got back from the green square, certainly the biggest crowd we've seen here in tripoli for some time, and moammar gadhafi got on the airwaves with a message, he effectivity threatened revenge on nato countries and likened the revenge of the libyan people to a swarm. >> not only were we hearing from his daughter, we're also hearing from him on the radio. let me ask yo
CNN
Jul 26, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the government shutdown during the mid-90s? >> brooke, it would be much worse. a government shutdown is one thing. even in the government shutdown vital government services will continue. people got medicare checks and medicaid, social security, unemployment checks. the government continued to pay its creditors what was due. but if the debt ceiling is not raised next week, none of that happens. government simply doesn't have any money to pay medicare, medicaid, social security, unemployment insurance, nor can it pay its creditors. it has a limited amount of money but that amount of money continues to dwindle as it tries to pay off everybody it owes. that's why interest rates will go up. everybody who owes money or the government owes money to, including international lenders, are going to get nervous. >> you're saying the situation would be worse come next week. i've also done reading here. you say the budget deficit isn't our biggest problem, it's joblessness. let me ask you this, what does washington need to do, robert reich with regard to the debt ceiling, negotiations, that would create a bet
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
$5,000 bond. >>> police arrested these two men, and john huston, and craig brooks -- john haston and craig brooks. they are held without bond tonight charged with murder. >>> the problems for news corp. have grown to the united states. the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this is one week after news corp. shut down "news of the world." they may have happened to phone records of british crime victims and even those of gordon brown. >>> let's look tennessee how -- let's look and see if this comfortable summer will last. >> it is not coming to an end. it is perfect weather. we made it up to 85 degrees. outside, it is a wonderful 74 degrees. that is not all. it is nice low humidity. the next time we will see something like this will be a while. i will show you more and what is coming up for the weekend. >>> coming up, casey anthony is set to leave prison this sunday. but she is facing a new serious legal battle. >>> protests outside of the movie theater -- we will tell you why teenagers are at the center o
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 8:30pm EDT
>> next the brookings institution forum on congressional redistricting plans that are being considered around the country. u.s. house districts are redrawn every 10 years to reflect population shifts. so far redistricting plans in 15 states have been challenged in court. over the next hour and a half panelist look at redistricting plans in california, florida and texas and how communities are being affected. >> the bewitching hour has arrived. it is 10:00 a.m.. i am tom mann, senior fellow here at workings and i'm delighted to welcome all of you with us here at brookings this morning, and to our lives c-span audience to a session entitled, a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens, who redistricting di. wondering why that is there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we
MSNBC
Jul 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
willing to compromise. today in "new york times," conservative columnist david brooks wrote, quote, if responsible republicans don't take control, independents will conclude republican fanaticism caused this default. they will conclude that republicans are not fit to govern, and they will be right. end of quote. an "usa today" editorial says negotiating with republicans over taxes has become as futile as trying to bargain with the taliban over whether girls should be allowed to attend school. joining me now, senator sherrod brown. senator, how are you today? >> good, reverend sharpton. i liked your line about obama care and romney. pretty good. >> let me ask you, what did you think of the president's statement today? >> i was actually on an airplane during part of that, but i've listened to your comments and read about it, talked about it with people. he's right. the democrats have compromised already. we have made major cuts, proposals of major cuts in many things that we don't really want to cut. they have not been willing to take away tax breaks from oil company, they have not b
CNN
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to you. i'm brook baldwin. busy, busy day in news on this wednesday. >>> rupert murdoch under fire in britain and in the united states. two separate u.s. agencies calling for investigations into rupert murdoch. >>> have you heard this story? an 8-year-old boy kidnapped, murdered, then mutilated. now new york place are scouring a stream of surveillance video for answers. more on that. >>> first, i want to begin with this. let's just plunge right into the debt negotiations at this hour. daily talks at the white house resume in one hour, and by all accounts, they are becoming more tense, more heated, more testy, the closer we get to the deadline. you know the date by now, august 2nd. august 2nd, a potential default of the u.s. treasury if congress will not approve more borrowing. joining me now from the u.s. capitol building is congressman paul brown, republican of georgia. congressman brown, nice to see you. good to have you on. >> it's nice to be with you. i don't believe the august 2nd deadline frankly, and we don't default even if we pass the august 2nd deadline, even if that's wh
SFGTV2
Jul 15, 2011 2:30pm PDT
-you to linda brooks burton. [applause] because linda brooks britain last march invited me to plan this program, and i want to thank helen, who i work with in san francisco unified because she introduced me to bryonn bain, and she always introduces me to the various artists that come in to work in the school district. as i learned about bryonn and experienced his presence and i was thinking about putting together this program, it just clicked -- why not bring the two together to bring this link from the past unsegregated jim crow to what is happening in the 21st century and that has been happening? i think i was inspired by michele alexander's booke." >> it is my pleasure to say, ms. colvin, without you we would not be where we are. [applause] thank you for sharing your story, and keep telling your story because we need to know, and our children need to know, and our children's children need to know your story. and we want to thank our sponsors today. we have the san francisco unified school district. we have marked as bookstores, who will be selling this -- ms. colvin's book, written about her
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
with "washington journal." for now we go live to the brookings institution here in washington. they are going to have a talk on congressional redistricting. the moderator is thomas mann, senior fellow at brookings. several speakers. live coverage on c-span. enjoy the rest of your day. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] we understand some of you are compelled to tweet revenue are. if you do, we know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i said that, but there it is. [laughter] >> it was written down. >> six months ago, we had a session here, almost to the day. today, we're going to take stock of how the process is unfolding and with what consequences. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? first of all, is a fascinating game, political junket we cannot resist. we can start talking about the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but much more importantly, they're genuinely high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
in parliament about it and we carry that live on c-span2. we carry rupert murdoch and rebekah brooks yesterday and we will speak about that. how do you describe to an american audience the importance of "news of the world" as the largest selling sunday newspaper in the country, and the closure of that paper? guest: it was shocking. a lot of people were shocked by the closure. it was a sudden and brutal move, and murdoch's decided that enough was enough -- murdochs decided enough was enough and they had to take this extreme step. "news of the world" set the standard for tabloid journalism. it has been a pretty low standard for recent years, but they have always been in front, always seemed to be getting the best spooks, the best gossip -- best scoops, the best gossip. "news of the world" and "the sun," the murdoch daily tabloid, were the epitaph of tabloid journalism. -- epitome of tabloid journalism the rocket. raucous, titillating tabloid journalism, which we enjoy to extan extent. host: did you know, when you were living in london, rebekah brooks at all and her work? guest: she was editor of
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
here's what people are talking about. there were 22 guns inside the home where michael brooks died and investigators are still trying to determine if the gun's owner will face charges. we're live at city police headquarters. mike. >> reporter: we heard it over and over again, police saying they won't have to charge the shooter but they're looking nook whether the gun's owner stored the weapons properly. michael brooks' life was short but he left a long legacy among heartbroken loved ones who came together for his funeral about a week after his friend accidentally shot him in the head. >> it's not right. gun should be locked up and a put away from kids. >> the foundations of our very lives are shaken. >> at the service, the pastor reassured family that michael is at peace, before pallbearers carried his casket to a waiting hearst. >> he did not deserve what happened. me being a steelers fan, and the loving memory of michael, award his jersey today. >> police say michael was with his friend when they somehow got a gun. the homeowner a retired correctional officer says he always kept
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 8:00am PDT
to meet you. thank you very much. anderson, back over to you. >> brooke, thanks very much. it is the top of the hour, and 11:00 a.m. in the east coast of the united states and we are 26 minutes away from planned launch of "atlantis," and the last planned shuttle mission live here at florida's kennedy space center, and we are expecting president obama to speak any moment from the rose garden in the white house. take a look at this though. >> reporter: "atlantis" and the crew of four are ready to make history minutes from now with the last liftoff of the u.s. space shuttle. >> it is at that moment when it is finally over that you will be able to exhale, and take a breath and understand the significance of the moment. >> reporter: but americans have been fascinated with space exploration for decades. >> i believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before this decade is out of landing a man on the moon. >> reporter: the first generation of astronauts became our national heroes. >> one giant leap for mankind. >> reporter: the mission that followed broke down barriers on ea
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 8:00pm EDT
to know about the relationship with a back of trucks. what did they talk about? -- rebecca brooks. >> news international has revealed e-mails. he authorized a huge payments to corrupt police officers. that would seem to constitute a criminal offense. he was a witness in the trial for the scottish politician. tom sheridan past him, did the news of the world's a corrupt police officers? he replied, not to my knowledge. four words but not require extensive explanation. his lawyer called on the police to investigate. >> when the company announced two days ago that he had offered up payments to police officers for information, he told the jury that he has no knowledge of payments to police officers. someone is misleading us. he has to answer a perjury charge and that is very serious. >> news international took the action simply not available to david cameron. faced with a scandal that threatens to infect the whole organization, rupert murdoch has taken a knife to his own awkward flesh. >> an extraordinary moment. the victim of its own hocking scandal. >> they are ending a 168-year- old title. >
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
has been. >>> a top murdoch executive resigns this morning. rebekah brooks former head of the disgraced tabloid "news of the world" is gone. >>> in southern california, drivers buckling up for carmagedd carmageddon. a bridge demolition that will close down 405, one of california's busiest highways. >>> we begin with the resignation of a key executive in the rupert murdoch media empire. rebekah brooks is out. many people were outraged when brooks kept her job after the newspaper was shut down for scandalous reporting tactics. and as brooks steps down, the investigations ramp up. the fbi now investigating the murdoch empire right here in the united states. lawmakers demanding the probe amid reports that murdoch's journalists hacked the cell phones of 9/11 victims and their families. susan candiotti in new york with the details now. susan? >> reporter: hi, kyra. good morning to you. yes, this investigation is now 24 hours old. as fbi tries to figure out how they are going to approach this. all of it started, kyra, with a report in a british tabloid that a private investiga
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
to former murdoch ceo rebecca brooks. >> i've never held a slumber party or seen her in her pajamas. >> but the prime minister may be losing sleep as the scandal exposes links between his own government, powerful media, and the police. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> parliament members delayed starting their summer break today in order to deal with that scandal. >>> we have an update now on that pedicab story we told you about earlier this week. we said that pedicabs are not allowed on the national mall. and now we're told that pedicabs are not regulated on the mall. but they're not against the rules. >>> coming up, howard and the hot forecast. >> j.c., very steamy already heat index values have risen into the 90s. we're getting closer to 90 with the actual thermometer. your allergy outlook came in. talking triple digit heat when 9news now at noon returns. >>> the snake head fish is on the move in the mid-atlantic. the invasive species was discovered in the potomac river about seven years ago. now, researchers found snake heads in waterways that feed into the chesapeake bay.
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
, "the news of the world." former editor rebekah brooks also denied she knew of any illegal activity. and rupert murdoch's wife sprang into action defending her husband. you can see her in the pink jacket. she jumped up and slapped a spectator who tried to throw a pie pan full of shaving cream in her husband's face. the spectator is in custody. >>> the debt debate could see some progress this morning after the introduction of a new pi partisan proposal. the gang of six, a group of three republican and three democratic senators, including virginia's mark warner, introduced a new plan yesterday. it would reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade and add $1 trillion in tax revenue. it has already received support from both sides of the aisle and won the president's approval as well. but republicans in the house are still pushing for cut, cap, and balance, which passed the house yesterday, primarily along party lines. the president says, for the first time, however, he is seeing signs of compromise. >> i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> we
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
here at brookings this morning.s and to our legacies and not in to a session entitled, a status report on congressional thing. now, you may have noticed on the screen redistricting di, wondering why that they are.rin we understand some see how arkham held to tweet wherever you were. and if you do, we want you to know that hashtag. tatw y is actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it is relevant to play contr
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 2:00am EDT
with us here at brookings this morning, and to our lives c-span audience to a session entitled, a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens, who redistricting di. wondering why that is there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redis
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 9:00am EDT
of politics? that is the question. david brooks, a conservative -- i repeat, conservative columnist for the new "new york times," hs hired for that reason, that usually liberal editorial page, they wanted someone who wrote well and was a certified conservative. david brooks is who they chose. david brooks believes that, it's obviously turned into the ideological paerl that walks -- party that walks away from compromise for the sake of politics. this is what he said yesterday about the logical and ideological republican party that has emerged. here's what he said -- and i quote -- "if the debt ceiling talks fail, independent voters will see the democrats are willing to compromise, but republicans were not. if we default, he said, it will be the fault of republican fanatacism." that fanatacism is making compromise impossible, no matter how much democrats are willing to give. independent voters, brooks says -- and i quote -- "will conclude that republicans are not fit to govern, and they will be right." end of quote. david brooks, conservative columnist, said this. the republican party
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2011 10:00am EDT
fellow here at brookings, and i'm delighted to welcome all of you. with us here at brookings this morning and to our live espn audience to a -- c-span audience to a session entitled a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens redistricting d.i., wording why that's there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are, and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hash tag. i know you're shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there is it is. >> it was written down so you know. >> i'm a well-known tweeter. six months ago we had a session here, almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we're going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? good question. first of all, it's a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it, the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it but much m
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 3:00am PDT
with the chief executive of his newspaper division, rebekah brooks, headed up "news of the world" and murdoch is publicly backing her, insisting she didn't know what was happening. the final edition of the paper was published yesterday. 5 million copies were printed, that's nearly twice the usual run. the paper also issued a full page apology. dan rivers is live in london this morning with more on this. a lot of people wanted to get their hands on that final edition. >> yeah. it's ironic, isn't it? a paper that has been the subject of such revulsion here, and public outcry, when they announced they were putting out that final edition they had to double the print run, such was the demand. i suppose many think of it going to be a piece of history, really. it's been going for 168 years. it is an institution here. now news perhaps victims of 9/11 could also have been targeted by the illegal practices of the "news of the world," hacking into their phones. this has not been confirmed by cnn. this is coming from a newspaper here, a rival tabloid, "the daily mirror" saying a former new york policeman
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
international just resigned. brooks under pressure after the news of the world was implicated in a phone hacking scandal. the chairman of the newscorp, rupert murdoch and his son james plan to appear before british lawmakers on tuesday to answer questions about the scandal. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. former democratic candidate john edwards offered -- ordered to stand trial on corruption charges in october. a judge denying his lawyer's requests for more time. he's accused of illegally using more than a million dollars in campaign funds to cover up his affair with rielle hunter. steve? >> thank you, brian. we've all heard of racial profiling. get ready for what some are calling facial profiling. it's a new technology offered to police departments across the country, the gizmo right there, it's actually part of an iphone attaches to the back of an iphone and then lets officers capture a person's photo from five feet away and it searches that photo through a national criminal data base to see if there's a match. some say that's an invasion of privacy. we have bill johnson, the exe
FOX
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
is that at what -- who knew in the paper and when did they know it? rebecca brooks, who used to be editor of news of the world, says she didn't know anything about it. this kind of, you know, is somewhat questionable. but there's a political implication to all of this, which makes it even more complicated and in a way more scandalous. brooks is a great friend of the camera. the last editor of the news of the world before brooks became prime minister camera's spokesman. he then resigned under mysterious circumstances. as all this is coming out, seems perhaps the circumstances may not be so mysterious. so the question of who knows and who knew then is kind of key to the whole thing. however, my feeling is that somehow it won't end up being as revealing as we all thought, because too many political implications here. >> i wish we had 10 more minutes to speak with you. unfortunately, our time is fleeting. it is now out of time. but i appreciate you coming in. this is not at all dead. so hopefully we'll see you again. >> sure. >> tony, over to you. >>> thank you, much. 8:23now. the military's don't as
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >>> this morning former editor of "news of the world" rebecca brooks is out of jail. meanwhile scotland yard's top cop resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we'd have done some things differently, but i'll not lose any sleep over my personal integri integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 11:00am EDT
have no knowledge. >> i can't answer. i don't know. >> reporter: les hinton and rebekah brooks, who resigned from their positions last friday, both formally led the newspaper arm. later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any wrongdoing or any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs, the day was not just about defending themselves. they were trying to salvage the reputation of news corp.. >> the "news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in just two weeks, the second largest media company in the world has come under withering attack. >> and it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: it is widely believed that james wants the top job at news corp. himself, but for the moment, that position isn't open. >> mr. murdoch, have you considered resigning? >> no.
CNN
Jul 12, 2011 8:00am PDT
summoned murdoch's son james and former "news of the world" editor rebecca brooks. >>> in london today, the parents of murdered teen milly met political leaders in parliament. salley and bob say the phone hacking investigation nuft look at politician's ties to the media, and dowlers say it fueled this. they were given false hope she was alive. it led to other disclosures of hacking or hacking attempts that reached all the way to the royal throne. >>> well, stocks are treading water today. the dow chips have been moving between positive and negative territory all morning. the dow jones down about 16 points or so. investors are perhaps taking a breather on negotiations over the debt ceiling playing out in washington. >>> president obama says there's a groundhog day feeling at the white house. he and congressional leaders immediate again today to work on a deal to raise the nation's borrowing limit. republicans are insisting on deep cuts only. the president wants to close tax loopholes as well. now, the debt ceiling deadline is three weeks from today. and so far, nobody is blinking. >>> i
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
, and that is to their running interference for. host: david brooks had a column on monday in "the new york times." he said this -- reareferring to the tax subsidis for corporate jet owners and other tax loopholes being closed. do you agree? caller: yes. guest: i think brooks is oversimplifying there, only because we have had this promise on the table before. we had in 1982 and 1983 and 1990 under a republican president. we have it with the commission's plan. if we're going to work out something involving revenues, we have to see spending cuts taking effect, and has to be in the context of reforming the system, otherwise we will get higher taxes and never get the spending reductions. republicans again have not handled this issue all that well, especially with long-term reforms like the balanced budget amendment, which the leader some -- leadership seemed prepared to through in the tatrash can on the vote. i think it also symbolizes the balance we want to restore to fiscal policy, because the gop had lost its way during the bush era, especially on spending, and continues to stumble on the issues that people
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
scandal surrounding his british newspapers. his son james and former executives rebekah brooks are expected to testify as well at today's hearing. >>> debt talks continue daily and neither side is giving up hope. >> but democrats and republicans seem to have made, little progress in getting over the obstacles. the house could vote on a republican plan as soon as today. >> after another day of debt talks and no deal the market sent an unmistakable message. stocks tumbled nearly 100 points. setting off a modern-day gold rush. >> the same concept of taking the money out of your market and putting it under a mattress, investors are taking it out of the market and putting it into gold. the university of texas put $1 billion of its endowment into gold. still president obama is hopeful. he is still holding out for big deal $4 trillion in spending cuts. >> the president believes we should push for the biggest possible deal. >> if still republicans and democrats agree they will keep negotiating to meet the august 2 deadline. >> we will stay in session every day. >> every day monday thro
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:25am EDT
is investigating. and rebecca brooks denied paying police for information. we have to let you know that news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> in sports, the nats on the road facing the astros. top of the third, the nats trail 2-0. this went deep to left field for a two-run homer to tie the game. houston led 3-2. the astros put on a safety squeeze. a run scores. the nats would fall 7-6. >>> and a programming reminder. this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since battle of manassas. tomorrow, we will take our show on the road to manassas for an in-depending look at the legacy of what happened there. you don't want to miss that. that is tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news. >>> still plenty ahead as far as weather, traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts right now. >>> a dry look outside. that is the capital. yes, indeed, it is definitely hot outside and it is going to remain that way and it possibly could get worse telling people to stay cool, drink a lot of water, get a lot of rest, close those blinds, keep the heat out. all those things to make
CBS
Jul 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
, biking, pilates... [ woman ] brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? >>> on the "cbs morning news" here's a look at today's weather. the heat dome that's been sitting ore the middle of the country has been sitting with high temperatures and humidity. upper plains and new england see scattered severe thunderstorms. >>> rupert murdoch is back in the united states. the media tycoon and his wife arrived home in new york from london yesterday. murdoch was questioned by members of the british par lament about the phone scandal that has rocked his media empire. investigations are ongoing in brittain and the u.s. >>> british prime minister david cameron spoke to parliament yesterday, cameron trying to distance himself from his former communications chief and colson. cameron denied claims that he tried to stop the investigation into the hacking >>> it turns out that hacking into someone's phone isn't that hard at bill whitaker has that part of the story. >> reporter: it includes british royals, come onners and screen stars. don't think
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
brooks, the former head of the newspaper arm was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday, but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les00ton, washer of "the wall street journal" resigned. the resignations and brooks' arrest some say could open up further criticism of rupert murdoch's son james, the head of "news corps" european operations. >> he may be vulnerable. that doesn't mean that rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupert and james murdoch will publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc exactly what the government wants to hear from the head of "news corps." >> i think he needs to come absolutely clean, about what he knew, about what his senior executives knew. >> reporter: "news corps" published two full-page advertisements in the british press over the weekend, one an apology directly from murdoch. the second, a list of what "news corps" will do to make it right a
CNN
Jul 12, 2011 3:00am PDT
of this critics, gordon brown's critics, are saying look, he's still attended the wedding of rebekah brooks, the then editor of the sun even after the allegations were published. was he that upset if he was willing to accept that wedding invitation. a lot of different facets to this story. the financial aspects with the share price of news international taking a hammering and this morning some of the policemen who have been involved with this inquiry past and present are being questioned by politicians as well. so we're watching that one closely. >> all right. dan, we're going to be following this. new developments really every few hours it seems of this. we'll check in with you again. dan riskers in london. >>> new this morning afghan president hamid karzai's half brother found shot to death at his home in kandahar. ahmed wali karzai was the provencal council chief and suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest according to hospital officials. a spokesman for kandahar's government claims a guard is responsible for the shooting. the taliban claims the guard was working for them. the u.s.
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 10:00am PDT
with rebecca brooks, both close to cameron. but rebecca brooks hasn't been arrested yet, claiming she knew nothing about phone hacking. she said andy colson's offer to resign on thursday should have been accepted but she's still in place. that's because rupert murdoch remains committed to her. as the saying goes, a week is a long time in politics, and these past seven days have seen some tectonic shifts in press power with many wondering if murdoch's power over british politics is now on the way. >>> tens of thousands of protestors gathered to pressure the interim government to put reforms in place and do it now. the new demonstration came five months after it led to the oust of their president. >>> the u.s. coast guard is still searching for seven americans who went missing when their fishing boat capsized off the coast of mexico. one american was killed and more than a dozen others were rescued. our senior affiliate talked to one survivor. >> the back end of the boat was under water when i came out of my door. i looked back, i would say we were probably about 25 feet that the boat was un
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
furious at what happened. they had been calling for rebecca brooks, who was the editor of the newspaper who allegedly hacked in, calling for her to resign. she didn't at the time. only 11 days later that she resigned. the reason that the parents were so angry is that while their child was missing, they had been calling and calling her mobile phone, leaving message, begging her to get in contact with them. that filled up her voice mail. whenever anyone calls, it says this mailbox is full. news of the world's journalist hacked into that phone, listened to the messages and deleted them. which meant when the family got in later on, they believed millie listened to them and then deleted them. they believed she was still alive and it gave them false hope because she was not still alive rupert murdoch apologized. this is not over yet. rebecca brooks, james murdoch and rupert murdoch have been summoned to appear before what's called is select committee. then mp's will be able to ask them many questions about the actions of the journalists working for one of their newspapers at the time. it's th
CBS
Jul 2, 2011 6:00am EDT
in an accidental shooting. 15-year-old michael brooks was laid to rest after a funeral service. michael was at a sleepover when he and an 11-year-old got their hands on a gun. the weapon went off, killing michael. family members say they want answers. >> it is not right. guns should be put away from kids. >> the owner of the home, a former corrections officer, says he keeps all 22 of his weapons locked away and he has no idea how the boys got the gun. no charges have been filed. >>> the clock is tick not guilty washington. lawmakers head home without a deal in the heated debt debate. danielle nottingham reports on the next step in the partisan fight. >> congress received a new treasury department report before leaving for the 4th of july holiday. it warnings of major risk to the world economy if lawmakers fail to raise the debt limit in the next month. senate leaders agree to get back to the table for tough talks next week. both sides want deep spending cuts to accompany any increase in the debt limit. democrats want to end tax breaks that benefit big corporations and wealthy americans.
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
or fire a top executive in london, rebekah brooks, you have to think this deal is threatened. >> i want to bring in eleanor goodman, long time political eleanor for channel 4 news in great britain. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> we heard the prime minister david cameron saying the "cozy relationship between the british media and politicians ends now." this is going to raise some eyebrows, this coming from a man who would hire the former editor to be his communications director, andy colson and close relationship with rebekah brooks who runs the publications department for rupert murdock. how can he say this with the relationships he's had? >> it's not just him who has had the relationships. he employed a former editor of the "news of the world" but this relationship between the british media and the tabloid newspapers goes back to mrs. thatcher's time. what david cameron tried to do was put himself at the head of a crusade to clean up the british media, and he announced these two inquiries, but what he couldn't do and politically he desperately needed to be able to do this is
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
out what happened. former news of the world editor rebecca brooks told the committee she never knowingly sanctioned pay offs to the police for information and we are getting word actor hugh grant won a legal battle in his hacking case a judge awarded him the right to see police evidence which could reveal whether his voice mails were hacked by news of the world. the prime minister and opposition leaders are still addressing british parliament right now it is getting quite heated we are streaming this live right now on the web at myfoxdc.com if you would like to continue to watch of course we will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available. >> here in the states attorney general eric holder says he is willing to meet with families of the 911 victims concerned their phones may have been hacked families issued a request for a meeting withholder, fbi director and house judiciary committees ranking democrats monday the fbi is currently investigating whether any u.s. laws may have been broken. >> more than a dozen alleged hackers from the group anony
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